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11 June 2010 ~ Comments Off on E-learning tools in interpreter training – University of Leeds (21 November, 2008)

E-learning tools in interpreter training – University of Leeds (21 November, 2008)

The University of Leeds organised an international conference on online resources and E-learning tools. The main aim of the conference was to disseminate e-resources produced by the NNI among partners engaged in interpreting training and to demonstrate to RC partners how the resources can be used in language teaching. In addition to RC partners the conference was attended by speakers and delegates from Higher Education Institutions including ETI (Geneva), ESIT (Paris), Universities of Leeds, Manchester, Newcastle, Nottingham and Sheffield and Middlesex University.

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11 June 2010 ~ Comments Off on BBC Blast – University of Salford (22 October, 2008)

BBC Blast – University of Salford (22 October, 2008)

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11 June 2010 ~ Comments Off on Routes into Language Careers – University of Leeds (27 February, 2008)

Routes into Language Careers – University of Leeds (27 February, 2008)

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This is a 4’30” presentation of some of the highlights of this event which was organised mainly for school pupils and university students.

If you want to watch all the speeches which we filmed and broadcast live at the time, click on the tabs above:

  • Keynote speakers – session 1
  • Alumni panel 2
  • Keynote speakers – session 2

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Sally Reading

United Nations, Vienna

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Fiona Harris and Angeliki Petrits

Directorate General for Translation
European Commission

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Ruth Linden

The Regional Language Network
Yorkshire and the Humber

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The second alumni panel – speakers:
Aimee van Vliet
Debbie Elliot
Alice Tallents
Sarah Whitehouse

Unfortunately we do not have any video footage from the first alumni panel. We apologise for this. The speakers for the first panel were:

Catriona MacLeod
Christian Kuhrt
Christoph Roth
Rachel Taylor

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Helen Campbell and Alison Graves

Directorate General for Interpretation
European Commission and European Parliament respectively

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Discussion panel chaired by Brian Fox

Directorate General for Interpretation (Director)
European Commission

Participating:

  • David Smith – Head of English Unit, Directorate General for Interpreting, European Commission
  • Helen Campbell
  • Alison Graves

Contributing:

  • Robert Avery – Defence School of Languages

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11 June 2010 ~ Comments Off on Post-graduate Open Evening at the University of Westminster: an Interpreting Taster (26 March, 2008)

Post-graduate Open Evening at the University of Westminster: an Interpreting Taster (26 March, 2008)

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11 June 2010 ~ Comments Off on Salford Career Talk: Careers in Public Service Interpreting (12 March, 2008)

Salford Career Talk: Careers in Public Service Interpreting (12 March, 2008)

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11 June 2010 ~ Comments Off on University of Westminster Careers in Languages Day (23 February, 2008)

University of Westminster Careers in Languages Day (23 February, 2008)

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03 June 2010 ~ Comments Off on 'Engaging tomorrow's interpreters' event for teachers, 18 June 2010

'Engaging tomorrow's interpreters' event for teachers, 18 June 2010

A forum to showcase the online resources produced by the NNI project; come to find out how these can be of use to you, and to meet with other professionals in languages education.

For further details contact us or see our entry on the Routes into Languages events page.

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26 March 2010 ~ Comments Off on Salford GCSE oral skills event (23 & 24 January, 2008)

Salford GCSE oral skills event (23 & 24 January, 2008)

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